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The Verona Arena, as you’ve never heard it before

Today’s sounds are from beautiful Verona, Italy – inside the Roman amphitheatre that is the Arena. Former home to all sorts of gladiatorial action, the Arena still stages everything from opera to stadium rock now and is amazingly well-preserved. On a quiet, wet January day,

Remixing a mass service

Post two from Firenze, and this one is from the Basilica della Santissima Annunziata, where mass was taking place on New Year’s Eve while we were there. The service was going on behind huge, heavy wooden doors, so was muffled and obscured, but there were

Climbing the campanile, Firenze

The first of a short series of posts from Firenze, Italy, taken from a trip in January 2014. While the locations are colossally generic (y’know, some of the most famous buildings in Italy), hopefully the sounds and treatments of them are less so. Here I’ve

Fireworks in San Martino di Lupari

During a new year trip to San Martino di Lupari for a pizza, we came across the celebrations for Befana in the piazza, with a fireworks display to finish. I captured this on my phone as I didn’t have my recorder with me, and later edited